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Ryan Solnosky

Assistant Teaching Professor
Instructor

Affiliation(s):

  • Architectural Engineering
  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Engineering Design

104 Engineering Unit A

rls5008@psu.edu

814-865-6394

Research Areas:

Building Structural Systems

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • Integrated BAE/MAE, Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, 2009
  • Ph D, Archtiectural Engineering, Penn State University, 2013

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ryan L. Solnosky and Joshua fairchild, 2017, "Survey Tools to Evaluate Multidisciplinary Team Dynamics in Capstone Courses"
  • Ryan L. Solnosky, 2015, "Analytical, Communication, and Information Technology Directions in the Structural Industry"
  • A. Memari, R. L. Solnosky and H. J. Stallworth, 2015, "Behavior of a Reinforced Brick Veneer Over Steel Studs Wall Panel System", Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, pp. 20
  • Ali M Memari, Ryan L. Solnosky, J Turfand and M. Dillen, 2014, "Comparative Study Multi-hazard Resistance and Embodied Energy for Residential Wall Systems", 1, (6), pp. 367-387
  • Ryan L. Solnosky, M. Kevin Parfitt and Robert Holland, 2014, "An IPD and BIM Industry focused Capstone Course based on the AEC Industry Needs and Involvement", 140, (4), pp. A4013001 (11)
  • A. Memari, A. Ray, N. Nasrabadi and W. Jenkins, 2014, "Shear Strength of Drywall Sheathed Wood Shear walls with Different Joint Enhancements", Open Journal of Civil Engineering, 4, (1), pp. 54-70
  • Ryan L. Solnosky and John Lawrence Hill, 2013, "Formulation of systems and information architecture hierarchies of building structures", 18, pp. 261-278
  • Ryan L. Solnosky, , "Building Information Modeling Supporting Integrated Structural Processes"
  • Ryan L. Solnosky and Greg Luth, , "Structural Processes within Integrated Building Design and Construction", pp. 20
  • Ryan L. Solnosky, M. Kevin Parfitt and Robert Holland, , "Delivery Methods for a Multi-disciplinary Architectural Engineering Capstone Design Course"
  • Ali M Memari, Lisa D Iulo, Ryan L. Solnosky and Chris Shultz, , "Building Integrated Photovoltaic Systems for Single Family Dwellings-Efficiency and Innovation Concepts", 4, (2), pp. 102-119
  • Ali M Memari and Ryan L. Solnosky, , "Shear Strength of Drywall Sheathed Wood Shear walls with Different Joint Enhancements", 4, (1), pp. 54-70
  • Ali M Memari, Ryan L. Solnosky, Paul A Kremer and Kennrick Hartman, , "Racking Test Evaluations of Structural Glazing Tape in Unitized Curtain Walls", Journal of Architectural Engineering

Conference Proceedings

  • Ryan L. Solnosky and M. Kevin Parfitt, 2016, "Shear wall Design in Residential Construction: A Comparison of Methods", PHRC
  • Ryan L. Solnosky, C Cox, S. Wing and D. Goldberg, 2015, "Interdepartmental Collaborative Design Studio with an Energy Education Focus"
  • Ryan L. Solnosky and M. Kevin Parfitt, 2015, "A Curriculum Approach to Deploying BIM in Architectural Engineering"
  • Ryan L. Solnosky and R. Leicht, 2015, "Advancing Student Engagement of Buildings through Virtual Facility Dissection", ASCE
  • Ryan L. Solnosky and A/ Memari, 2015, "Sustainability Metrics for Efficient and Innovative Residential Building Wall Systems"
  • Ryan L. Solnosky, 2013, "Current Status of BIM Benefits, Challenges, and the Future Potential for the Structural Community", ASCE Structures Congress 2013
  • Ryan L. Solnosky, 2013, "Process Modeling focusing on Interdisciplinary Design relating to Structural Design and Construction", 2013 Architectural Engineering Institute Conference
  • M. K. Parfitt, R. Holland and Ryan L. Solnosky, 2013, "Results of a Pilot Multidisciplinary BIM-Enhanced Integrated Project Delivery Capstone Engineering Design Course in Architectural Engineering at Penn State", 2013 Architectural Engineering Institute Conference
  • L. Jiang, Ryan L. Solnosky and R. Leicht, 2013, "Virtual Prototyping for Constructability Review", 2013 CSCE Conference Construction: 4th Construction Specialty Conference Track
  • Ryan L. Solnosky, Ali M Memari, Paul A Kremer and Daniel Goff, , "Racking Testing Facility to Evaluate In-Plane Performance of Structural Insulated Panels", PHRC 4th Residential Building Design & Construction Conference
  • Wangjae You and Ryan L. Solnosky, , "IRC and IBC Provisional Requirements for Different Scaled Residential Housing", PHRC 4th Residential Building Design & Construction Conference

Manuscripts

  • R. Solnosky and M. Kevin Parfitt, , "Delivery Methods for a Multi-disciplinary Architectural Engineering Capstone Design Course", Architectural Engineering and Design Management, pp. 15

Other

  • Ryan L. Solnosky, 2013, "Feasibility Assessment of Virtual and Augmented Reality for Structural Applications"

Research Projects

  • July 2016 - May 2018, "A multi-disciplinary Approach to Building Codes," (Sponsor: The Raymond A. Bowers Foundation).
  • August 2016 - July 2017, "Multi-disciplinary evaluation of structural wall systems for market selection," (Sponsor: NCMA and PCMA Foundation with HUD).
  • April 2017 - April 2017, "Engineers Can Build Too: Masonry Edition," (Sponsor: PACMA).
  • April 2016 - April 2016, "Engineers Can Build Too: Masonry Edition," (Sponsor: PACMA).
  • September 2015 - December 2016, "Scenario-Based Learning Modules for Teaching Complex Building Code Topics," (Sponsor: Leonhard Center).
  • September 2015 - September 2016, "SCIA Engineer Software Acquisition," (Sponsor: Nemetschek Scia).
  • September 2016 - September 2016, "SCIA Engineer Software Acquisition," (Sponsor: Nemetschek Scia).
  • July 2014 - September 2015, "BIM Academic Guide," (Sponsor: The Raymond A. Bowers Foundation).
  • July 2014 - June 2015, "Shear wall Opportunities in Residential Construction," (Sponsor: PHRC).
  • January 2014 - January 2015, "SCIA Engineer Software Acquisition," (Sponsor: Nemetschek Scia).
  • June 2013 - May 2014, "Interdisciplinary Student Investigation into Industrial Heritage," (Sponsor: The Raymond A. Bowers Foundation).

Honors and Awards

  • ASCE Exceed Early Teaching Award, ASCE, February 2015
  • Recoganized as a Top downloaded Paper between 2013-2015, ASCE Structures Congress, May 2015
  • Distinguished Faculty Juror, Penn State University, May 2014 - May 2014
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Alumni Society, October 2017
  • ACI Walter P. Moore Jr. Faculty Achievement Award, ACI, October 2016

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Other, Member, NAAB Accreditation Taskforce for M.Arch, August 2016 - September 2016
  • Other, Faculty, Faculty Marshall, Penn State, May 2016
  • Committee Work, Faculty, Member, 5yr Strategic Planning Retreat, January 2015
  • Other, Member, NAAB Accreditation Taskforce for M.Arch, April 2015 - October 2015
  • Committee Work, Liaison, Member, Structural Concentration Group within Civil Engineering, August 2014

Service to External Organizations:

  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Chairperson, Building Integration Modeling, August 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, Conference Organizing Advisory Council, TMS Engineering Solutions for Sustainability: Materials & Resources Conference, February 2014 - July 2015
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, ACI 118: Digital Technology, March 2014
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Contributor, Building Information Modeling, May 2014
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, Building Integration Modeling, August 2013 - August 2015
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, DC-110: Building Information Modeling, May 2012
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, ACI 131: BIM for Concrete Structures, August 2011
 


 

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